rescued from river in East Huntspill by Burnham fire crews
crews from Burnham-On-Sea rescued two people
from a river in East Huntspill on Saturday evening (November 7th).
from Burnham and Bridgwater were sent to Merry Lane, East Huntspill
Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "We
were called to reports of two persons in the river at the above
fire appliance from Burnham, one fire appliance from Bridgwater
along with the Specialist Rescue Team from Bridgwater were mobilised
to this incident."
liaised with the police and confirmed two persons knee-deep in
water in the river."
set to work to gain access and used a triple extension ladder
to rescue both casualties."
casualties were left in the care of the Ambulance service."